Bangladesh: Drifting into Islamic Fundamentalism?

Wolf, Siegfried O.

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Abstract

Since 9/11 the world has regarded Pakistan and Afghanistan as the epicentre of Islamic fundamentalism. Many of the early observations dealt with the tremendous challenge that terrorism and religious-militant extremism would pose for peace and stability from a geopolitical perspective. Realising the increasingly complex scenarios as well as the causalities and impacts, analyses on the phenomenon under discussion were slowly but persistently broadening. In order to be able to address not only the militant, but also the socio-economic and political dimensions of Islamic fundamentalism - the networks and ideological foundations of internationally acting fundamentalist groups have increasingly caught the attention of observers worldwide. (...)

Document type: Working paper
Publisher: South Asia Democratic Forum (SADF)
Place of Publication: Brussels
Date: 2013
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 2 December 2013
Number of Pages: 8
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Political science
Controlled Subjects: Bangladesch, Islam, Fundamentalismus
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bangladesch, Islam, Fundamentalismus / Bangladesh, Islam, Fundamentalism
Subject (classification): Politics
Countries/Regions: Bangladesh
Series: Subjects > SADF Comment
Volume: 1